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The Great Folly Art Caper

20-foot mural stolen from underneath McKevlin’s Surf Shop By Lorne Chambers | Editor Whether they realize it or not, most people on Folly Beach are familiar with the artwork of Chris Kemp. His girlfriend jokes and says he’s the “Banksy of Folly.” Not only has he done...

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Hands Across The Sand

Residents, visitors, and community leaders join hands and stand united against offshore drilling By Lorne Chambers | Editor There are currently more than 120 East Coast municipalities, more than 1,200 elected officials, and an alliance representing more than 41,000 businesses and 500,000 fishing families who have publicly...

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A Pain in the Foot

Local surfer becomes South Carolina’s first shark bite victim of 2017 By Lorne Chambers | Editor Local surfer and entrepreneur Holly Dyar is the owner of Veg Out, a food preparation and delivery service on James Island that creates meatless meal options for busy people. Dyar, 33,...

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Monday, May 1 Serious Problems on East Hudson The Responding Officer (R/O) was dispatched to an East Hudson Avenue residence around 8 a.m. in reference to found Drug Paraphernalia. Upon arrival, he met with the reporting party, the landlord of the unit, who said he came to...

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Shrimp Season is Looking Good

DNR predicts a Favorable forecast for 2017 shrimp season Special from S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources America’s favorite seafood is back in season at South Carolina docks and markets. Commercial shrimp trawling opened in all legal South Carolina waters on Wednesday, May 24, and South Carolina Department of...

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Staying Flexible

Folly City Council proves it can bend a little in codifying beach yoga By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer Dogs may not be allowed on the beach at certain hours this time of year, but Downward Facing Dog will be thanks to a unanimous vote at...

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Saving The Folly Totem

Property owners try to preserve Iconic Folly Beach landmark  By Lorne Chambers | Editor When Greg and Crystal Bayer bought the property at 506 East Ashley Ave. back in 2013 they knew they were getting a unique piece of Folly history. What they were not fully aware...

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Cast Into Summer

Monthly fishing tournaments kick off May 27, Take a Kid Fishing Day set for June 3 From Staff Reports This summer, catch fish, fun and prizes at the Folly Beach Pier’s Cast Off Fishing Tournament series. The Folly Beach Pier will host its first tournament of the...

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Beach Blotter

Monday, April 3 Stolt Clothes A 27-year-old woman called Folly Beach Public Safety (FBPS) to report a theft. She said she had been doing her laundry at the West Hudson Avenue Laundromat earlier that day. She left her clothes drying and went home for a few minutes....

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A Crowning Achievement

Seven are crowned at 2017 Miss Sea & Sand Pageant Special To The Current The 2017 Sea & Sand Festival officially kicked off on Friday, April 7 with the annual Miss Sea & Sand Pageant at the Folly River Park. It was another great year with Kalen...

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